Press: College of Magic presents 2015 Traditional Children’s Magic Festival this winter school holiday

This winter school holiday, boredom does a dazzling vanishing act as the amazing College of Magic presents its 2015 Traditional Children’s Magic Festival in Cape Town, from Wednesday 1 to Saturday 4 July, 2015!


Escape the chilly weather in the warm halls of the College’s mysterious Victorian mansion in Claremont where more than 50 charming performers await to astound parents and their restless little ones with their fantastical acts. From expressive mimes and professional clowns, magicians, escapologists, jugglers and more, there is entertainment galore just for you!


The two hour family-friendly magical adventure includes thrilling treasure hunts, photo opportunities with the College’s resident magic rabbit, mind-blowing shows featuring the organisation’s star graduates and students, interactive workshops and a free magical goodie bag.


Celebrating 35 years of teaching the art of magic and its allied arts to children and adults in 2015, the College of Magic, a non-profit organisation and the only one of its kind in the world, is excited to once again host the Traditional Children’s Magic Festival.


“The Festival is a great way for families to experience magic together. With all of the incredible feats our graduates and students have planned, it’s going to be a fantastic must-attend event”, says director David Gore.


Non-stop family entertainment awaits with the Traditional Children’s Magic Festival at the College of Magic, 215 Imam Haron Road (formerly Lansdowne Road) in Claremont. The two-hour show programme runs daily at 10:30 am and again at 2:30 pm.


Tickets for this wondrous event are R75 per person or R65 per person with the marvellous Family Combo Special and are disappearing faster than you can say “Abracadabra!” Book yours now by booking online at


For more information about the Festival and the College of Magic, please visit or call +27(0)21 683 5480.



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